A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Santiago del Estero in Argentina. Exact location of earthquake, -64.6069° West, -28.1668° South, depth 29.14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.14 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 03:15:29 / December 14, 2020 @ 3:15 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:15:29 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqw1. Id of event: us7000cqw1.
Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Santiago del Estero (c. 354 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Termas de Río Hondo (c. 27 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Los Altos (c. 6 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Graneros (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Graneros, Los Altos, Clodomira. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km SW of Santiago del Estero, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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